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Unit description

Supports the development of a literature review related to a specific research problem in education. Students develop conceptual and theoretical frameworks, and learn key research skills through the analysis, synthesis and evaluation of literature.

Unit content

Module 1: Exploring topics and questions

Module 2: Identifying and framing key concepts

Module 3: Identifying and critiquing key studies and works

Module 4: Understanding & reviewing theories

Module 5: Understanding & reviewing paradigms

Module 6: Exploring and evaluating gaps and syntheses

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1locate and critique literature in education
2identify and relate theories and paradigms in education
3formulate and write a well-structured literature review
4demonstrate sound organisational, referencing and citation skills.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. locate and critique literature in education
  2. identify and relate theories and paradigms in education
  3. formulate and write a well-structured literature review
  4. demonstrate sound organisational, referencing and citation skills.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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